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Cool things to do with Windows 7?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by chocolatemonkey, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. chocolatemonkey

    chocolatemonkey Junior Member

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    I feel like I haven't even scratched the surface yet. What are some cool features on Windows 7 that I haven't found yet? Anything goes... tools, customization, multimedia, you name it....
     
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    Multitouch! Though its pretty poorly implemented...
     
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  3. chocolatemonkey

    chocolatemonkey Junior Member

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    May I ask why you use it for?
     
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    Where can I find it? Searched for it but nothing came up.

    Anyone else know of any other cool features on Windows 7 I should check out?
     
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    I know this is trivial, however I love the windows key + up, left, and right buttons

    Quick and easy to manipulate to split screens, works great when using multiple windows on multiple monitors
     
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    I converted my version back to look like Windows XP, about 3 minutes after getting Windows 7.

    So much worthless crap on the new Windows versions.

    XP FTW
     
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    What do you mean by "key +"?

    Any other cool features anyone?
     
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    I think you already know this but anyway here it goes Flag and Tab key will have some cool effect. First press flag and then tab.
     
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  10. chocolatemonkey

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    No I didn't know that actually. That's awesome.

    Please people don't be shy. I'm pretty naive about Windows 7 so any feature you deem basic I'm probably unaware of. Please do share any feature regardless of whether you think its bare bones or not.
     
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    press the windows key (with the little windows symbol) and left right up or down arrows

    It will snap the active window to the screen
     
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    chocolatemonkey Junior Member

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    Any other cool features?
     
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    god mode is when you create a new folder on your desktop and rename it to this

    GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
     
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    useful thread awesome - i love 7
     
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    First thing to do when you get windows 7 is to run off your visual themes. They are pretty but when you run it looking like windows 98... well now your taking your computing power up a notch!

    There are all kinds of services you can turn off, startup, UAC, shut off everything your not going to use.

    If you cant bring yourself to make it look like windows 98 then... do a google search and shut off all the other useless shit.

    My system will reboot in about 4 seconds with my OS on a solid state drive and everything non critical shut off. No Joke! 4 seconds lol
     
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    chow_ahim Newbie

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    wow..nice info, i just knew the shortcut and it's amazing :)
    i keep draging the windows to the top and the corner..
     
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    the coolest thing to do with windows7 is put them in the freezer (to cool) and break them with a hammer :)
     
  20. chocolatemonkey

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    How does one do that? Where would I need to go?